21 year old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia

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The Singapore government has invested $500,000 in funding a new health care startup. The health care startup called Ring.MD was founded by a 21 year old entrepreneur called Justin Fulcher and has been coding since the age of seven. The startup getting its funding from Singapore’s National Research Foundation.

Fulcher is getting task to improve access to high quality physicians in Asia as Ring.MD let’s anyone connect for an audio or video call with a doctor. Patients only pay for the amount of time they need.

The company is launching the site this week with about 100 doctors signed up to the platfrom. Fulcher told Venturebeat that the physicians were selected due to their superior credentials and strong peer reviews. The majority of the startup are based in Singapore but it will expand its reach throughout Asia and worldwide soon.
The Ring.MD website is simple to use. You just need to type in a symptom, like ‘bad cough’ and you’ll see a shortlist of doctors with the most relevant experience. The service is HIPAA compliant which means that it meets the necessary regulatory requirements around security.

The company also plans to build iOS and Android apps to make it easier for smartphone user using this service. For more info, visit Ring.MD website .

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Source :- Venture Beat